or will pow·er
Examples from the Web for willpower
Artists like Marina Abramović have endorsed her performance, applauding her “willpower to stick to something no matter what.”
Experts suggest that we need to think of self-control as a “muscle”; something we can train in order to increase our willpower.
According to cold, hard science, willpower is an unlimited resource.
Stress is the enemy of willpower, so say the latest findings of neuroscientists, psychologists, and life coaches in the field.
Like any other muscle, the more you exercise your willpower, the stronger it becomes.
His brother Laurence—wasted—all through women—atrophy of willpower!Five Tales|John Galsworthy
But he, like his indomitable master, possessed a great fund of energy and willpower.The Woman in the Alcove|Anna Katharine Green
The willpower is firm, and is combined with enterprise and perseverance.The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 6|Various
And the next day he had to use all his willpower to avoid seeing the scarred thumb.The Prussian Officer|D. H. Lawrence
Gervaise, lulled by the excessive heat, felt so limp that she couldn't even summon the willpower to change the subject.L'Assommoir|Emile Zola